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System Administration Guide: Devices and File Systems     Oracle Solaris 10 8/11 Information Library
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1.  Managing Removable Media (Overview)

2.  Managing Removable Media (Tasks)

3.  Accessing Removable Media (Tasks)

4.  Writing CDs and DVDs (Tasks)

5.  Managing Devices (Overview/Tasks)

6.  Dynamically Configuring Devices (Tasks)

7.  Using USB Devices (Overview)

8.  Using USB Devices (Tasks)

9.  Using InfiniBand Devices (Overview/Tasks)

10.  Managing Disks (Overview)

11.  Administering Disks (Tasks)

12.  SPARC: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

13.  x86: Setting Up Disks (Tasks)

14.  Configuring Oracle Solaris iSCSI Targets and Initiators (Tasks)

15.  The format Utility (Reference)

16.  Managing File Systems (Overview)

17.  Creating and Mounting File Systems (Tasks)

18.  Using The CacheFS File System (Tasks)

19.  Configuring Additional Swap Space (Tasks)

20.  Checking UFS File System Consistency (Tasks)

21.  UFS File System (Reference)

22.  Backing Up and Restoring UFS File Systems (Overview)

23.  Backing Up UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

Backing Up UFS Files and File System (Task Map)

Preparing for File System Backups

How to Find UFS File System Names

How to Determine the Number of Tapes Needed for a Full Backup

Backing Up a UFS File System

How to Back Up a UFS File System to Tape

24.  Using UFS Snapshots (Tasks)

25.  Restoring UFS Files and File Systems (Tasks)

26.  UFS Backup and Restore Commands (Reference)

27.  Copying Files and File Systems (Tasks)

28.  Managing Tape Drives (Tasks)


Backing Up UFS Files and File System (Task Map)

For Instructions
1. Prepare for file system backups.
Identify the file systems, the type of backup, and the tape device to be used for the backups.
2. Determine the number of tapes needed to back up a file system.
Determine the number of tapes that are needed for a full backup of a file system.
3. Back up file systems.
Perform a full backup of file systems to get baseline copies of all files.

Perform an incremental backup of file systems based on whether keeping copies of files that have changed on a daily basis is important at your site.